A few days ago I went biking. I felt a prompting to stop under a network of electrical overhead wires. The Lord reminded me of a very traumatic incident when I got electrocuted and died! At first I didn’t want to be reminded of the event, but as I have learned on my journey with Jesus, He sometimes would take me back to places to either teach me something or do a healing work in my heart. Here is the full story of the event, as I described in my book, When Gay Comes Home. I was only eleven when … Continue reading False anchors – they kill!
November 13th, 2016 marks 10 years since I first put my feet on Canadian soil! I am grateful, yet I have mixed feelings reflecting on the … Continue reading From “at a distance!”
Believe it or not – after I moved to Canada, I became directionally impaired! I get lost quite often – even in my own neighborhood! Don’t … Continue reading The Word – our best GPS!
I loved listening to a recent sermon by Andy Stanley, addressing 2000 students. (But by the way, this is applicable to all of us!) He said: Get out of debt, stay out of bed, and clean up your closet!” It … Continue reading The closet, the basement, and the key.
Hearing about the massacre in Orlando, Florida has caused me to do a lot of thinking this past week. (And when I think, I like to put it on paper!) I thought about those who died, those who didn’t, and about second chances! As a born-again believer, my first thought when I hear about the death of someone is always this: “Did they know Jesus?” And the second thought is: “Are they with Him now, or are they eternally separated from Him?” It was no different when I heard about the massacre. I wondered about those who died. Did they … Continue reading A second chance.
In the animal kingdom, “the ox instinctively knows his owner, and the donkey, his master’s crib” (Isaiah 1:3). Did you know that a dog can identify … Continue reading Who is your Master?
“God did not create man to be alone,” and to be single and celibate is just too hard. Many people use these statements to approve and … Continue reading Too hard…
Here is a story about a bird…and time! Just recently, I was sitting on my deck reading my Bible, when a bird (similar to the above picture) flew into the window behind me. It literally dropped dead in front of … Continue reading The essence of time.
Friends, here is a running story. I run a lot! In fact, if my body had a built-in odometer, it would read at least 600 km for the summer! (This is besides the point…) A few days ago, on my … Continue reading Sudden. Unexpected.
History or legacy? The word historic means “Having great and lasting importance”! This picture was taken June 12th, at the HISTORICAL Dutch Reformed Church building in … Continue reading Legacy.